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County CFO headed to RCSD, parks director retiring (access required)

Monroe County chief financial officer Bob Franklin is joining the Rochester City School District while Director of Parks Larry Staub announced he will retire on Dec. 17. Franklin has served as CFO the past six years, following an appointment by ...

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Inclusion is focus of Golisano Training Center at Nazareth College (access required)

Jeff Van Gundy has come a long way since his days of playing point guard on the basketball court at Brockport High School and Nazareth College. From coaching the NBA’s New York Knicks and Houston Rockets, to his current role ...

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ROC Holiday Village returns for Year 2, and it’s even bigger (access required)

Year One of the ROC Holiday Village exceeded expectations, which is why organizers are expanding the event for year two. The second annual downtown festival will run for 14 days, three more than last year, and additional activities are on ...

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MatchUp Monroe aims to help college students set down roots here (access required)

For years, people in Rochester have lamented the “brain drain,” meaning the trend of young people leaving Rochester as soon as they finish college. Now there’s an app to fight that. County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced on Monday that the ...

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USA Today readers vote del Lago nation’s 4th-best casino hotel (access required)

USA Today readers voted del Lago Resort & Casino the fourth-best casino hotel in the United States, besting notable locales such as Harrah’s New Orleans Hotel and Casino, The Wynn Las Vegas & Encore Resort and Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas ...

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del Lago adds sports betting to casino menu (access required)

The legal sports betting era has begun in the Finger Lakes, and while wagers on the NFL and other games won’t redefine del Lago Resort & Casino, they will enhance the overall business model. “It’s going to be material,” Brent ...

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For Naomi Silver, Red Wings are all about family, friends and community

Her father saved baseball in Rochester and, years later, her mother made sure a family vision lived on by chairing the board of directors of Rochester Community Baseball. Naomi Silver, however, never saw herself becoming a baseball executive. The heir ...

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The Strong to host Nickelodeon Worldwide Day of Play (access required)

Nickelodeon Worldwide Day of Play is coming to the The Strong on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be hopscotch, Hula Hoops and a jump rope competition, along with a special performance by the New ...

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U.S. Aerials skiing championship at Bristol Mountain means bump for tourism (access required)

Bristol Mountain’s High Point Terrain Park isn’t even a year old and already the country’s governing body for competitive skiing is bringing the U.S. Aerials Freestyle Championships to Mikey’s Jump. The country’s best aerial skiers will be at Bristol Mountain ...

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Fitness fun featured at ROC SweatFest (access required)

As if you won’t sweat enough in the oppressive heat that is forecast for Friday and Saturday, you can do more on Sunday at ROC SweatFest. The fitness and wellness festival features fitness studios, instructors and wellness experts from the ...

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